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2011-10-03 09:49:20

In a feat of technology tweaking that would rival MacGyver, a team of researchers from the University of California, Davis has transformed everyday iPhones into medical-quality imaging and chemical detection devices.

2011-03-29 19:48:15

Superlenses earned their superlative by being able to capture the "evanescent" light waves that blossom close to an illuminated surface and never travel far enough to be "seen" by a conventional lens.

2011-03-29 10:06:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance Corporation (Oxford), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, today announced that it closed a $5 million round of debt financing for SynergEyes, Inc.

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2011-03-22 06:25:00

Engineers at Ohio State University have invented a lens that enables microscopic objects to be seen from nine different angles at once to create a 3D image.

2011-03-18 07:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PixelOptics, the world's first electronic focusing eyeglass company, today announced it has commitments from nine leading optical laboratories to support the first of multiple regional launches for emPower! beginning in May 2011. U.S.

2011-03-15 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the availability of enhancements to its CODE V® optical design and analysis software.

2011-02-15 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA) today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010 on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 after the market close.

2011-01-17 22:22:55

Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are the first to develop a curvilinear camera, much like the human eye, with the significant feature of a zoom capability, unlike the human eye.

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2010-12-22 11:08:10

The lens is what matters: if lens arrays could be made of glass, it would be possible to make more conveniently sized projectors.

2010-04-13 17:32:00

ST. LOUIS, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly introduced Contact Lens Care Kit is now available at Target stores nationwide for $11.99.


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2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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